The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 34 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.65% 0.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 0.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £47,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £51,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-16.09% +57.69%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
181 223 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 74.49% 81.09% 62.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123 140 102
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Performance Improvement
Cheshire

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Performance Improvement
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Chester region.

Performance Improvement Salary Trend in Chester

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Performance Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Improvement.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Sybase
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Data Management
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) DB2
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Performance Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Server Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (80.00%) Data Management
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (20.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Sybase
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat